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ExtrudaBlurb Latest Edition
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The latest edition of Extrudakerb’s two-page newsletter is now ready to download. ExtrudaBlurb has been written to inform both employees and clients of the on-goings within the Extrudakerb business, including articles regarding current schemes, Health, Safety, Quality & Environment topics and other items pertinent to Extrudakerb. You can download the PDF of the newsletter in full […]

ExtrudaBlurb – Extrudakerb’s Newsletter – November 2016
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Extrudakerb have recently created and issued its first Company Newsletter. The Monthly Newsletter, ExtrudaBlurb, has been written to inform both employees and clients of the on-goings within the Extrudakerb business, including articles regarding current schemes, Health, Safety, Quality & Environment topics and other items pertinent to Extrudakerb. Please Click HERE  to download the full Newsletter.

Extrudakerb Under Lean Management
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What is LEAN? Lean manufacturing, lean production or ‘lean’, is a systematic method for the elimination of waste within a manufacturing system. Lean takes into account waste created through overburden and waste created through unevenness in workloads. ‘Lean’ in its simplest form means eliminating waste from every aspect of the work process while ensuring that […]

Completion of Leigh to Ellenbrook Guided Busway
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Extrudakerb, the UK’s largest slipform concrete company, has completed its £9.1m contract on the 6.5km two-lane Leigh to Ellenbrook Guided Busway (LEGB) in Greater Manchester ahead of schedule. Working in partnership with Balfour Beatty on the Transport for Greater Manchester project, Extrudakerb is ensuring passengers will enjoy the most comfortable journey of any UK busway thanks to the state-of-the-art bespoke slipforming equipment and a precision […]

M1 Junction 28 to 31 – CSB Replacement due to Concrete Contamination

In 2014, Extrudakerb constructed 30km of Concrete Step Barrier along the M1 between junctions 28 and 31. In May 2015, the Principle Contractor, Costain, commenced removal and replacement operations to some of the barrier due to the fact that a contaminate was contained within the concrete. This contaminate issue only became apparent approximately 12 weeks […]

What is that Purple Ducting for?
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  This question seems to be asked more and more with the unknown purple ducting being placed on almost all new central reservation highway schemes throughout the UK. The purple ducting is a secured protective ducting which contains cables which are known as NRTS. NRTS stands for National Roads Telecommunications Services and is operated by […]

M1 Junction 28 to 31 – Concrete Barrier Renewal
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Over 30km of slipform Concrete Step Barrier with over 100 individual handformed transitions Over 25km of slipform Surface Water Channels with over 1000 outfalls Upgrade of Great Britain’s life expired steel barrier is rapidly accelerating as the works  are being incorporated within the Highways Agency’s overall program to create “All Lane Running” motorways. Now rather […]

Leigh to Ellenbrook Guided Busway
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Although involved in some of the first guided busways constructed in Leeds and Edinburgh the exacting demands of the bus operators was not then fully understood and slipform paving was dismissed in favor of pre-cast solutions for Cambridge and Luton. However, advancements in slipform technology, implementation of lessons learnt and shortfalls manifesting themselves with pre-cast […]

M1 Junction 39 to 42 – Extrudakerb go wireless with new GPS technology
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Over 11km of slipform Concrete Step Barrier Over 5km of slipform Surface Water Channels Upgrade of Great Britain’s life expired steel barrier is rapidly accelerating as the works are being incorporated within the Highways Agency’s overall program to create “All Lane Running” motorways. Improvement of the M1 motorway between junctions 39 and 42 was one […]

Flood Defence Wall at Dungeness Nuclear Power Station
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Over 1500m over reinforced flood defence wall and foundation When EDF Energy identified that a major improvement to flood defenses and security was needed at its costal nuclear facility at Dungeness, Kent the organisation quickly turned to the proven combination of Allens Security and Extrudakerb to assist in a challenging accelerated project delivery of a […]

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